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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/TytTIleFZfFlruRTVdB5IQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Mass. Highway Safety Division Director Jeff Larason talks about the dangers of distracted driving and how a new law will crack down on cellphone use while driving. Visit Cambridge’s innovative HouseZero, a passive design house that produces more energy than it consumes. Get tips on dealing with... /episodes/get/92265 /episode/92265 Thursday, May 16, 2019 /episode-player/92265

Distracted Driving, HouseZero, Workplace Conflict Resolution, An Elder Mitzvah

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Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/iQ_MYit0nm7dsL_zVGluCA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Smith College's Carrie Baker & Mt. Holyoke College's Kenneth Tucker, Jr. react to a recent report by Perryundem Research Firm indicating the Blasey Ford Hearings caused an uptick in hostile sexism. Learn how the Knightville Dam and the Quabbin Reservoir help prevent flooding in... /episodes/get/92236 /episode/92236 Wednesday, May 15, 2019 /episode-player/92236

The Blasey Ford Hearing and Sexism, Flood Control, New Rules for Animal Shelters

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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/5ZHUVlFeg7EQzLaHn-ZOqg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Mass. Teacher's Association President Merrie Najimy explains why some teachers and students objected to a MCAS question asking students to write from the perspective of a racist character. Stephanie Leydon reports on how vaping is changing the face of big tobacco. The Mission Employment event... /episodes/get/92202 /episode/92202 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 /episode-player/92202

Racial Bias on MCAS Question, New Face of Big Tobacco, Mission Employment for Veterans

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Tue, 05/14/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Ax55aeVkM12agf6U43JgWA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Berkshire County DA Andrea Harrington's new bail policy removes bail for most defendants while they await trial. Mass. faces multiple infrastructure problems in the next several years, and the first step in the process is planning for improvements before they are needed. Food Bank of Western... /episodes/get/92170 /episode/92170 Monday, May 13, 2019 /episode-player/92170

Berkshire District Attorney's New Bail Policy, Infrastructure Issues, the SNAP Gap

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Mon, 05/13/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/lQ5SXyDcuylvJuKUhJTW1g==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Host Carrie Saldo is joined by a panel of political experts, including State Rep. Jose Tosado (D), Political Consultant Ryan McCollum, UMass Political Science Professor Tatishe Nteta, and Springfield Housing Authority Executive Director Denise Jordan, who discuss what’s stopping diversity in... /episodes/get/92101 /episode/92101 The State We're In: What’s Stopping Diversity in Politics? /episode-player/92101

A panel of political experts discusses what’s stopping diversity in politics.

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Fri, 05/10/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/uO0KGbHXQVnVvSnODBs9xw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Mt. Holyoke College Professor Andy Reiter explains the issues surrounding the political conflict in Venezuela. Cristina Quinn reports on how technology is changing the supermarket industry. Amherst College Professor Catherine Sanderson's new book deals with the science behind happiness. The... /episodes/get/92072 /episode/92072 Thursday, May 9, 2019 /episode-player/92072

Conflict in Venezuela, Future of Supermarkets, The Science of Happiness, Opioid Project

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Thu, 05/09/2019 - 03:00
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